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Outdoor activities close to Boise: Floating the Boise River
February 22, 2022

Floating the Boise River is a staple activity in Boise. Meandering down the river is a right of passage for all Idahoans. Bring your own rafts or rent them, but you should not miss out on this one! 

Contact: Info Line (208)577-4584 Message Line (208)577-4588 email
Starting point: located in Barber Park: located 6 miles from downtown Boise on Eckert Rd between Warm Springs and Boise Avenues. Take out at Ann Morrison Park.
Park Hours: Park opened year-round, floating river opened during summer months
Rental Shack Hours: Check the website for full details and shuttle service hours

The full float is 6 miles and takes about 2-3 hours. Rafts and Tubes are available for rent.  Rental equipment is rented out on a first come first serve basis. No reservations. No pets are allowed on rental equipment. Credit card and matching ID required for all rentals. 



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